Games on Smart TVs to Reach $1.6 Billion by 2016
Consumer spending on gaming through connected TVs is expected to hit $1.6 billion in 2016. A new report from analyst firm IHS puts spending in the market at $88 million for this year.
But the growing adoption of internet-enabled TVs and the proliferation of free-to-play games will trigger exponential revenue growth.
“The sheer volume of addressable connected devices means this sector will be hard to ignore for content owners,” said Piers Harding-Rolls, head of games research at IHS.